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Highway materials, soils, and concretes

Author: Harold N Atkins
Publisher: Upper Saddle River : Prentice Hall, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Using practical levels of mathematics, language, and theory, this text provides a user-friendly introduction to the most current civil engineering and highway construction materials. It provides  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold N Atkins
ISBN: 0130993042 9780130993045
OCLC Number: 49512790
Description: viii, 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: CHAPTER 1 Engineering Properties of Soils, 1 --
1-1 Soil Types, 1 --
1-2 Mass-Volume Relations, 5 --
1-3 Classification Tests, 15 --
1-4 Soil Classification, 24 --
1-5 Soil Water, 31 --
1-6 Soil Strength and Settlement, 41 --
1-7 Test Procedures, 49 --
1-8 Problems, 63 --
CHAPTER 2 Soils Investigation, 76 --
2-1 Soil Deposits, 76 --
2-2 Field Investigation Techniques, 77 --
2-3 Laboratory Testing, 90 --
2-4 Soils Reports, 90 --
2-5 Problems, 94 --
CHAPTER 3 Compaction, 97 --
3-1 Maximum Dry Density, 97 --
3-2 Field Density, 103 --
3-3 Compaction Operations and Quality Control, 108 --
3-4 Test Procedures, 113 --
3-5 Problems, 116 --
CHAPTER 4 Aggregates, 121 --
4-1 Aggregate Sources, 121 --
4-2 Aggregate Terms and Types, 127 --
4-3 Aggregate Strength, 128 --
4-4 Properties, 130 --
4-5 Specifications, 139 --
4-6 Sampling and Testing, 143 --
4-7 Blending Aggregates, 147 --
4-8 Test Procedures, 148 --
4-9 Problems, 156 --
CHAPTER 5 Pavement Structure and Base, 162 --
5-1 Pavement Structure, 162 --
5-2 Thickness Design, 167 --
5-3 Subgrade Construction, 179 --
5-4 Granular Base and Subbase Courses, 184 --
5-5 Stabilized Base and Surface Courses, 188 --
5-6 Geosynthetics, 192 --
5-7 The Strategic Highway Research Program, 196 --
5-8 Inspection and Quality Control, 196 --
5-9 Test Procedures, 197 --
5-10 Problems, 200 --
CHAPTER 6 Asphalt Pavements and Materials, 204 --
6-1 Asphalt Paving Materials, 204 --
6-2 SuperpaveTM Asphalt Binders, 212 --
6-3 Asphalt Concrete-Properties, 216 --
6-4 Aggregates, 227 --
6-5 Asphalt Concrete Mix Design, 232 --
6-6 The SuperpaveTM Mix Design, 240 --
6-7 Stone Matrix Asphalt, 248 --
6-8 Production and Paving, 250 --
6-9 Inspection and Quality Control, 257 --
6-10 Asphalt Concrete Recycling, 262 --
6-11 Other Asphalt Surfaces, 265 --
6-12 Test Procedures, 265 --
6-13 Problems, 271 --
CHAPTER 7 Portland Cement Concrete, 277 --
7-1 Portland Cement, 277 --
7-2 Properties of Portland Cement Concrete, 284. 7-3 Basic Tests, 294 --
7-4 Admixtures, 297 --
7-5 Supplementary Cementing Materials, 299 --
7-6 Materials, 301 --
7-7 Mix Design, 306 --
7-8 Trial Mixes, 314 --
7-9 High-Strength Concrete, 326 --
7-10 Mixing, Placing, and Curing, 333 --
7-11 Concrete Pavements, 337 --
7-12 Whitetopping, 339 --
7-13 Inspection and Quality Control, 342 --
7-14 Special Concretes, 347 --
7-15 Test Procedures, 349 --
7-16 Problems, 359.
Responsibility: Harold N. Atkins.
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